When you think about tropical paradises, you think palms trees, crashing waves, and everlasting sunsets. Another that’s the epitome of dream vacations and honeymoons is the overwater bungalow and even though you might not know it, that iconic image you’re thinking of is in fact the Bora Bora overwater bungalows. On our recent trip to […]
Ultimate Australia & Pacific Travel Guide
The vastness of the Pacific Ocean is dotted with remote islands that are the stuff of dreams and while down under, Australia and New Zealand are unmatched in their melange of indigenous culture, wildlife, ethereal forests, snow-capped mountains, dynamic cities, reefs, and deserts.
This Australia & Pacific Travel Guide is your go-to hub of information to plan a trip to the continent through detailed itineraries and guides that come from personal experience. Find out everything you need to know before you go.
With 118 islands scattered across the South Pacific in 5 distinct archipelagos, a trip to French Polynesia is a paradise choose-your-own-adventure. Turquoise-blue lagoons, palm-fringed beaches, romantic overwater bungalows, lush mountains, and unblemished coral habitats fill your days. It’s what dream vacations are made of. While the end-product is undeniable, the trip planning process to building […]
Shimmering in infinite shades of blue are intertwined peaks and lush landscapes of green where 5 distinct island chains scattered across the South Pacific and 118 islands and atolls. As the birthplace of the overwater bungalow, French Polynesia is known as a haven for honeymooners but dig deeper and there’s so much more to this […]
With your dream vacation booked to French Polynesia in the South Pacific, you’ll feel like your trip can’t come fast enough but before you know it, your flight is days away and you need to figure out what to pack to Tahiti. In order to help you in this moment of panic (trust me, I […]
Are you planning a trip to one of the most amazing places to travel to and looking for the best places to stay in New Zealand? If you’re like me and a loyal customer to the Hilton brand and wanting to either continue collecting Hilton Honors points or spend those hard-earned points, you’re going to […]
When you think about planning your trip to the South Island of New Zealand, you will undoubtedly be starting or ending your adventures in the city of Queenstown. It’s the perfect hub to make your base whether you’re here in the winter, summer, or in between because it’s close to all the top things to […]
The darling of New Zealand and the not-so-secret better of the two islands is the South Island. It’s massive. It’s dramatic. It’s wild. It’s the adventure capital. It’s epic. While I still say the top things to do in the North Island rival the South, it’s almost unfair when you factor in the sweeping mountains, […]
New Zealand has an overwhelming amount of adrenaline activities but if there’s one that’s truly unique to the country, can’t be replicated anywhere else, and is wickedly fun, it’d have to be the Legendary Black Water Rafting. Save your glowworm visits for Waitomo, you won’t regret it! This tube rafting experience in the Ruakuri Cave […]
The awesome power of mother earth is seen on full display along the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. There will be times on this trail that it’ll feel like you’re on a completely different planet as you hike up the saddle between Mount Ngauruhoe and Tongariro. From giant craters, snow capped peaks, remnants of lava flows, razor sharp […]
After you’ve spent all those weeks in the beautiful country, you’re naturally going to start to think about what to bring back home. I for one am not a fan of the kitschy souvenirs you find in every tourist shop because what friend or family really wants another t-shirt from a place they’ve never been, […]